Lens Hoods - What Purpose Do They Serve?

Lens hoods, a circular piece of plastic, that mounts to the front of a camera lens. To me, a...

A Trip Back In Time - Leland Michigan - Fishtown

Leland Michigan or better known as Fishtown is a historic fishing town located in the Northwest corner of Michigan’s...

A Weekend Getaway - Traverse City Michigan

Nestled in the Northwest corner of Michigan Lower Peninsula lies one of my favorite beach towns. With its sandy...

A Look Into My Camera Bag

When it comes to photography, I love researching new gear. From camera bodies to lenses, I find it fascinating...

Advantages to Using a Prime Lens

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I’m 26 years old from Rochester Michigan. I am a passionate photographer who enjoys taking photos of the world around me. I also have many hobbies, such as taveling, mountain biking, playing guitar...

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Lens Hoods – What Purpose Do They Serve?

Lens hoods, a circular piece of plastic, that mounts to the front of a camera lens.

To me, a lens hood was an expensive piece of plastic. To the knowledgeable, a lens hood serves an important purpose.

For years, I found it difficult to understand the value of a lens hood. I could not justify spending an extra $40 on a piece of plastic. But nevertheless, as time went on, I decided to give these expensive pieces of plastic a try.

Today I can not imagine myself not using a lens hood. From stopping glare to protecting the glass of my lenses, lens hoods have become a staple in my photography bag.

In this article, I will explain the pros and cons of using a lens hood and the reason I began using these expensive pieces of plastic.

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A Trip Back In Time – Leland Michigan – Fishtown

Leland Michigan or better known as Fishtown is a historic fishing town located in the Northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Visitors to this historic town, are given a glimpse at Michigan’s commercial fishing past.

Recently on my adventures, I traveled to this historic fishing town to grab a bite to eat and experience what this little town has to offer. Here are my favorite things to see and do when visiting Leland Michigan.

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A Weekend Getaway – Traverse City Michigan

Nestled in the Northwest corner of Michigan Lower Peninsula lies one of my favorite beach towns. With its sandy beaches and mild weather, Traverse City make a perfect weekend getaway for any Michigander.

Recently on my adventures, I travel to this relaxing beach town for a quick getaway.  Below I have listed a few of my favorite activities I recommend anyone visiting Traverse City check out.

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A Look Into My Camera Bag

When it comes to photography, I love researching new gear. From camera bodies to lenses, I find it fascinating to see what other photographers choose to use. I spend countless hours reading and watching reviews of all the latest camera gear.

It is from this fascination that I have decided to share what I carry in my camera bag and what items I plan to purchase in the near future. Photography is one of my favorite hobbies and I love sharing my passion with others.

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Five Tips to Turn Photos into Stories

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Photography is one of the greatest art forms that has come out of the modern era. Giving users the ability to capture a moment in time and allowing them to share that moment with the rest of the world. Photography can help to create emotion and allow a user to tell a story. But not every photo can create a store. Here are five tips for creating better stories.

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Ludington Michigan – One Of My Favorite Places to Visit

Ludington Michigan, home to the S.S. Badger and House of Flavors. Ludington is by far one of my favorite places to visit Michigan. I have been going to Ludington since I was a little kid. I have many fond memories such as running up and down the beach and getting a chance to climb one of two lighthouses Ludington has to offer. In this post, I will attempt to show you some of the many adventures you can go one while visiting Ludington Michigan.  

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